Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 38 62
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 47 86 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.94% 6.85% 3.88%
As % of the System Software category 54.65% 81.90% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 97 36
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +10.20% -2.00%
10th Percentile £20,550 £21,250 £20,625
90th Percentile £37,300 £43,000 £33,750
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £30,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +9.84% -8.96% -4.29%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 86 105 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.21% 8.37% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 79 94 82
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,050 £21,250 £22,025
90th Percentile £56,250 £43,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.41%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield -3 13 £26,500 -33.75%
Cannock +9 11 £35,500 +9.23%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 11 £27,500 +17.02% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +2 2 £34,625 +28.24% 1
Tamworth -6 2 £28,750 +3.60%
Stafford -11 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
3 29 (61.70%) VMware
4 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
5 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
6 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
9 11 (23.40%) WAN
9 11 (23.40%) Citrix
9 11 (23.40%) SQL
10 10 (21.28%) VoIP
10 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
10 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (19.15%) Firewall
11 9 (19.15%) LAN
11 9 (19.15%) ITIL
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (19.15%) Office 365
11 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
11 9 (19.15%) Driving Licence
11 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
12 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
12 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.89%) IIS
13 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (14.89%) CCNA
13 7 (14.89%) VLAN

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.89%) IIS
4 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.26%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (19.15%) Office 365
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
2 11 (23.40%) WAN
3 10 (21.28%) VoIP
4 9 (19.15%) Firewall
4 9 (19.15%) LAN
5 7 (14.89%) VLAN
6 4 (8.51%) DNS
7 3 (6.38%) DHCP
7 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
7 3 (6.38%) SAN
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.26%) SNMP
8 2 (4.26%) VPN
8 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
9 1 (2.13%) NAS
9 1 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Support Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) IT Support
4 7 (14.89%) Network Support
4 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.77%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
1 9 (19.15%) Driving Licence
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
5 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.26%) ERP
3 2 (4.26%) Information Security
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
3 2 (4.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (2.13%) CRM
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (2.13%) High Availability
4 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.13%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
4 1 (2.13%) Server Hardening
4 1 (2.13%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.13%) Service Management
4 1 (2.13%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) CCNA
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCENT
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
3 4 (8.51%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 11 (23.40%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Veeam
6 2 (4.26%) Apple
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.13%) Lotus
7 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.13%) SAP